Popular Nigerian journalist and activist, Deji Adeyanju, has requested the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to keep a close eye on the current presidential primaries of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abuja. ayokinews.com reports
Adeyanju alleged that some APC presidential aspirants are planning on sharing funds to delegates.
He said that the cash (dollars) distribution to delegates is intended to buy their votes in the primary election.
“Dear @officialEFCC, please go close to Eagle Square. There are reports presidential aspirants of the APC are planning to share dollars to delegates for vote-buying,” Deji Adeyanju wrote on Twitter.
The Special Convention of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the presidential primary election is currently taking place at the Abuja International Conference Centre under strict and tight security surveillance.
According to NAN, a total of 2,322 delegates from Nigeria’s 774 Local Government Areas (LGA), including the six area councils of the Federal Capital Territory, are expected to vote in the party’s presidential primary.
The delegates, three from each local government, were dressed in various “aso-ebi” outfits, particularly delegates from the western and southern region.